In These Games, the Points Are All Political: “Some skeptics say the partisan games are mere election-year novelties. ‘The games are anecdotes,’ said Andrew Rasiej, an Internet impresario who organized a recent conference on digital democracy at the New School for Social Research in New York. ‘They’re cute and nice, and people will send them to each other, but they’re not going to capture their imagination because that populace will recognize that the culture that’s creating these games isn’t a natural Net culture. It’s a typical political machine using it to showcase itself.'”

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